Peachtree Corners gardeners and lovers of warm weather rejoice - the season we've longed for all winter long is about to arrive. The first day of spring officially begins in two days on March 20, 2013 at exactly at 7:02 a.m. (EDT).
Traditionally, we’ve celebrated the beginning of spring on March 21, but astronomers and calendar manufacturers alike now say that the spring season starts one day earlier, March 20, in all time zones in North America.
And did you know that not all of the seasons are equally divided in terms of days. The current seasonal lengths for the Northern Hemisphere are:
Summer – 93.641 days
Autumn – 89.834 days
Winter – 88.994 days
Spring – 92.771 days
For those who prefer warmer weather, there is good news: the warm seasons, spring and summer, combined are 7.584 days longer than the colder seasons, fall and winter.
For Peachtree Corners the National Weather Service is predicting sunny with a high temperature near 59 on the first day of spring. But on Thursday and Friday, there is a 30 to 40 percent chance of rain.
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